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The Theatre at Washington, VA Presents - “Smithsonian at Little Washington”

Ian Swenson. Photo courtesy of The Theatre at Washington, VA.
On Sunday, April 27 at 3 pm, the Smithsonian Chamber Players will bring to the Theatre at Washington, Virginia, a concert of music by Joseph Haydn: the Keyboard Sonatas and Trios.

WCDS Student Maps a Route to Success at State Geography Bee

Douglas Griffin, and 8th grade student at WCDS, enjoying a hard-fought competition at the National Geographic Society's Virginia State Geography Bee. Photo courtesy of WCDS.
On Friday, April 4, Wakefield Country Day School student Douglas Griffin attended the State Geography Bee held at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

“Heifetz on Tour” allies with The Wayne Theater Alliance

Courtesy photo.
"Heifetz on Tour" is delighted to announce a performance in Waynesboro on Wednesday, April 30th at the historic United Methodist Church on West Main Street.

Mennonite Brethen Collegiate Institute Music Tour comes to Culpeper

Musical performance will debut at State Theatre on Monday, April 14

Culpeper in Brief

All around Culpeper.

Time Out

"Ramona", film at the Library of Congress Packard Theater. Courtesy photo.
Culpeper community happenings.

Hively congratulated on master’s program

Assistant Town Manager Chris Hively (left) receives his certificate from Culpeper Mayor Chip Coleman at Tuesday's Town Council meeting. Courtesy photo.
Culpeper Assistant Town Manager Chris Hively recently attained his Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management, a master’s degree level program.

Town police maintain a gold standard for excellence

CALEA Executive Director W. Craig Hartley recognized the Culpeper Town Police Department Tuesday evening for earning their fourth advanced international accreditation certificate. Town Police Chief Chris Jenkins and Maj. Ricky Pinksaw acknowledged the honor. Courtesy Photo.
The Culpeper Police Department earned its fourth advanced international accreditation certification from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

Deputies honored at sheriff’s annual awards banquet

Sergeant Roger Jones, Deputy of the Year. Photo courtesy of Kim Atkins.
There was a lot of brass at Tuscany Hall Friday evening when Sheriff Scott Jenkins hosted his annual awards banquet.

Property Transfers for March 2014

Land Transfers for the month of March 2014 as recorded by Director W. Jason Kilby at the Culpeper County Assessor's Office.

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Police Reports: 03-19-14

**INCIDENTS** Attempted Residential Burglary – On March 18th at 1:37PM, officers responded to an apartment located in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary in progress. A resident of the apartment reported to police that she heard someone knocking on her front door.

Police Reports 03-18-14

**UPDATES** Rape | Burglary with Intent to Defile *ARREST* – On March 14th, detectives from the Special Victims Unit were able to identify the suspect involved in the sexual assault which occurred at a residence located in Manassas on March 9th.

Bus had just stopped in Woodbridge

Police have a final, confirmed count of passengers in this morning's I-95 bus crash: 58 total passengers plus the driver. The bus driver is being held on a $5,000 unsecured bond at Rappahannock Regional Jail in Stafford County on the reckless driving charge.

Bus crash update: two lanes open

At 4:05 a.m. Monday (March 17, 2014), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the 137 mile marker in Stafford County. As of 8:30 a.m., two lanes of southbound traffic are open. A commercial passenger bus was traveling south on I-95 when it ran off the left side of the road and overturned onto its side. Only four of the bus’s 54 passengers suffered serious injuries. None of the passengers’ injuries are life threatening and there are no reported fatalities.

Passenger bus crashes on 95; south lanes closed

At 4:05 a.m. Monday (March 17, 2014), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near the 136 mile marker in Stafford County. The crash involves a commercial passenger bus with at least 50 passengers on board. At least four suffered serious injuries and been transported to a nearby hospital. There are no reported fatalities at this time. State police requested the assistance of Stafford County to provide school buses to transport passengers from the scene and are coordinating to provide shelter from existing weather conditions. Shortly before 5 a.m. passengers began loading the buses and leaving the scene. At this time, all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 are closed to through traffic. Motorists are advised to be prepared for significant traffic delays due to the interstate closure and road conditions resulting from the weather.

Body found under I-95 ramp in Dale City

At 8:03 a.m. Sunday (March 16, 2014), Virginia State Police was notified of man's body being spotted under the Exit 156 ramp from Dale Boulevard to southbound I-95. Further investigation by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Fairfax Field Office confirms it is a male subject. Preliminary examination of the body suggests no foul play was involved in the man's death. His remains were transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner for complete examination and autopsy. He was a resident of a nearby homeless encampment.

Culpeper: Snow Emergency Route in effect 10 p.m. Sunday

With another significant snow storm predicted, Culpeper Town Manager Dewey Cashwell will activate, at 10 p.m. Sunday, the town’s Snow Emergency Route plan that prohibits parking and abandoning vehicles on specifically named roads and streets in town.

GMU under bomb threat

Police are investigating a bomb threat on the George Mason University Campus. Evacuations have been ordered and Governor's School students are being released to parents due to the continuing investigation. Parents picking up students should bring proof of identification to the Freedom Center. Everyone is safe.

Update on early-morning crash

Single-vehicle crash on the Exit 156B ramp leading to Dale Boulevard from Interstate 95. A 2009 Toyota Sienna was traveling south on I-95 when it attempted to take the exit ramp in excess of 100 mph. Its driver lost control and ran off the left side of ramp, struck a guardrail and overturned onto the left shoulder. The minivan came to rest on its roof. Four of the minivan’s seven occupants were ejected from the vehicle. Prior to the vehicle crashing it had been involved in a pursuit initiated by Ft. Belvoir Police. All seven occupants were flown to nearby hospitals – five to Inova Fairfax and two to Washington Memorial Hospital. A 15-year-old female passenger is among those at Inova Fairfax and is being treated for life-threatening injuries. The other six individuals are being treated for serious injuries, but non-life threatening injuries.

Dale City exit ramp closed after serious crash

As of 6 a.m., the Dale City exit ramp off I-95 was closed after a serious crash following a police chase. At 2 a.m. Tuesday (March 11), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on the Exit 156B ramp leading to Dale Boulevard from Interstate 95. A minivan was traveling south on I-95 when it attempted to take the exit ramp at a high rate of speed. Its driver lost control and ran off the left side of ramp, struck a guardrail and overturned onto the left shoulder. Four of the minivan’s seven occupants were ejected from the vehicle. Prior to the vehicle crashing it had been involved in a pursuit initiated by Ft. Belvoir Police.

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